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How to improve my listening and speaking skills???

asked Nov 24 '12 at 00:21 sumaia atiwa New member

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The best way is to practice. Learn the grammar by writing, and speak with English speakers. If you have friends who wish to learn English, get together and only speak English one night a week. Most people will help someone who is trying to learn a new language.

link answered Nov 24 '12 at 00:56 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

Thank you

sumaia atiwaNov 26 '12 at 01:36

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Years ago, while traveling in Denmark I went to an American movie. Standing in line, I noticed something different -- but could not put my finger on what it was. Before the movie started, a couple asked me -- in English, not Danish -- if they could sit next to me. It was then I realized that everybody in line had been speaking English. I explained that I was an American and asked why people were using English while waiting for the show to start..

 

The couple explained that since the movie was in English, everyone spoke English to "tune" their ears for the movie.

 

If you can, go to movies and watch TV shows that are in English. Go with friends. Practice your English before and after the show. This will help you with listening and speaking -- and you will have fun too.

link answered Nov 24 '12 at 02:02 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

Thank you.

sumaia atiwaNov 26 '12 at 01:36

Many years back, I went to an outdoor movie in a small village in Mexico (Zihuatenejo was the small village - way back), . The movie was English with Spanish subtitles, and the noise level was such that I couldn't hear a thing and had to try to get by with the subtitles.

Lewis NeidhardtNov 26 '12 at 14:18

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